Qatar donates $10mn fund to fight Aids, TB and malaria

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  • September 18, 2016
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Qatar has donated $10mn to the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The announcement was made by HE Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari, the Minister of Public Health at the Fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria, held in Montreal, Canada. A large number of world leaders and […]

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Sidra to provide 3D image of foetus soon

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  • September 17, 2016
  • 3 min read

The Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) will very soon provide the 3D image of a foetus upon request from parents, an official of the hospital has revealed . Once started, Sidra will be one of the very few hospitals in the world to provide such a service. “Sidra will soon be able to offer […]

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Pakistani Girl undergoes 100th surgery

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  • September 17, 2016
  • 4 min read

LAHORE: Miracles do happen – something which can be borne out by the example of a young girl who had recently undergone her 100th surgery at the Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore. The 100th surgery was performed on Green Town’s Fauzia Yousuf, 25, who has been suffering from “fibromatoses” from an early age. She belongs to […]

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Six easy tips to Prevent Obesity

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  • September 17, 2016
  • 6 min read

You may think the answer is simple: Eat less. But the usual means of weight loss people try — starving themselves or going on fad diets — simply do not work. Losing weight doesn’t mean going hungry; it means eating well. Read on to find out how to do it. 1. Eat Breakfast Every Day […]

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10 Reasons Your Belly Fat Isn't Going Away

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  • September 17, 2016
  • 3 min read

Yes, stomach pudge may be stubborn, but here are a slew of research-proven ways to dump it for good. Lose the pudge A little bit of belly fat is actually good for you: it protects your stomach, intestines, and other delicate organs. But too much fat is anything but healthy. Extra fat cells deep in […]

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How to lose weight or avoid becoming overweight or obese?

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  • September 17, 2016
  • 4 min read

An increasing number of people are becoming overweight, which can lead to many serious health problems, even premature death. Here’s how to escape the epidemic. As we continue to modernize our lifestyles — riding instead of walking, working in a cubicle instead of in a field, playing iPods instead of sports, drinking energy drinks instead […]

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Why you must avoid energy drink immediately?

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  • September 16, 2016
  • 3 min read

Energy drinks are becoming popular among teenagers in Qatar despite precautions and advisories from the authorities concerned, it is learnt. Energy drinks, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), are “non-alcoholic beverages that contain caffeine, vitamins, and other ingredients for example, taurine, ginseng, and guarana. They are typically marketed as boosting energy and increasing physical […]

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Is Qatar water responsible for your hair loss?

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  • September 15, 2016
  • 4 min read

Qatar: You may be one of many in the Qatar experiencing hair thinning, hair loss, or balding, and wondering if the water from your shower head is responsible for your continuous hair woes. With the average person shedding between 20-50 strands of hair a day as each hair goes through its very own hair cycle, […]

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Checklist for Choosing the Right health insurance Plan

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  • September 14, 2016
  • 3 min read

Just selecting a health insurance plan may not be enough, if you do not know which one suits you and your family the most. Keep in mind these key points before you sign up with a provider: • Select a plan that allows coverage for any pre-existing illness for a couple of years or more. […]

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Qatar bans e-cigarette sales

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  • February 24, 2016
  • 1 min read

It is not allowed to sell or posses electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) in Qatar, said Dr Kholood al-Mutawaa, head, Non- Communicable Disease Department at the Ministry of Public Health. “E-cigarette was banned in Qatar according to a ministry order in 2014. We also have a GCC agreement on this matter,” the official said. “We have instructed […]

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